HPU’s Fall Family Weekend to Bring Thousands of Visitors to Campus and City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 19, 2018 – High Point University will host approximately 5,000 visitors during Family Weekend, Sept. 21-23. The annual fall event is a time for HPU students and families to experience together the university’s academic and cultural opportunities, as well as offerings throughout the city of High Point. This year’s event will […]

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HPU Breaks Ground on the Caine Conservatory

Construction on HPU’s Caine Conservatory has now begun. Pictured from left to right are Dr. Carole Stoneking, dean of the David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences; HPU Provost Dr. Dennis Carroll; Don Caine and Teresa Caine, owners of Greensboro-based Camco Manufacturing and supporters of the facility; HPU First Lady Mariana Qubein; HPU President […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Olivia Cremen Utilizes Marketing Major as Project Manager

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary senior from the […]

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HPU to Raise Funds for Families Impacted by Hurricane Florence

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 18, 2018 – High Point University President Nido Qubein and HPU’s Student Government Association announced that they will raise funds for the American Red Cross to assist those affected by Hurricane Florence in eastern North Carolina. Already, the university has raised $15,000. Anyone can contribute to the efforts here. “While our […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Carrie Wilson Joins Piedmont Triad Anesthesia

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary senior from the […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 10, 2018 – High Point University welcomed 14 new staff members during the month of August. They are as follows:   The Rev. Dr. McKennon Shea joined the Office of Institutional Advancement at HPU as assistant vice president for development. He manages and provides strategic oversight to the university’s major and […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Evan Dupuis Directs Communications at Sports and Wilderness Camp

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary senior from the […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Allison Holland Practices Philanthropy with the Peace Corps

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary senior from the […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Katie McKenna Accepts Position with WHDH 7 News in Boston

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary senior from the […]

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Three HPU Faculty Members Receive Standout Awards

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 29, 2018 – Three special awards were given to High Point University faculty members at the Convocation Ceremony on Aug. 19. HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein commissioned the establishment of the three new faculty awards: Extraordinary Leadership Award, Innovation and Creativity Teaching Award and Spirit of High Point University Award. Extraordinary […]

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HPU Student Wins Statewide Business Accelerator Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 23, 2018 – High Point University Junior Quinn Riddle and her business, Eversafe, won the statewide RIoT Accelerator Program pitch competition, held in Raleigh on Aug. 21. Riddle was one of only 10 business owners from across the state who were selected to participate in RIoT Accelerator Program, along with 2018 […]

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HPU Welcomes Largest Group of New Students

The HPU family welcomes more than 1,500 new students, the largest number of new students in university history, as well as 5,200 total students, the university’s largest total enrollment. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 18, 2018 – The 1,500 new students who moved into High Point University today came for a long list of reasons. Impressive […]

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HPU Builds 116 Bicycles for Local Children

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 16, 2018 – High Point University’s faculty and staff kicked off the new academic year by giving back to the community. At a campus-wide meeting on Tuesday, 1,000 HPU employees came together in the Millis Center for a team building event, where, together, they built 116 bikes. Today, those bikes were […]

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Famed Physicist and Co-Founder of String Field Theory Dr. Michio Kaku Named HPU’s 2019 Commencement Speaker

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 14, 2018 – Dr. Michio Kaku, theoretical physicist, co-founder of String Field Theory, bestselling author, renowned futurist and popularizer of science, will deliver High Point University’s Commencement address on May 11. “Dr. Kaku’s dedication to scientific discovery and ability to communicate those discoveries with a wide array of audiences makes him […]

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10 Things You Need To Know About Your City

As “High Point’s University,” HPU is committed to the city it calls home. The university continually partners with the city of High Point on community service projects, experiential learning opportunities, business endeavors and more. These efforts underscore HPU’s commitment to the community and demonstrate a desire for local engagement. Get to know your city and […]

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HPU Breaks Records with Largest Number of New Students and Total Enrollment

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 13, 2018 – High Point University will welcome more than 1,500 new students, the largest number of new students in university history, as well as 5,200 total students, the university’s largest total enrollment, when classes begin on Aug. 21. The university is also launching new academic programs and making progress on […]

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